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Drifting Is Now a Criminal Offense in Saudi Arabia
Drifting Is Now a Criminal Offense in Saudi Arabia

8 Jan 2014, 12:04 UTC / Most passionate drivers enjoy drifts as it’s a way of expressing themselves, their inner madness, all with the help of their cars. Unfortunately for Saudi Arabian automobile lovers, this guil...

 
Handsome-Deported-Saudi Omar Borkan Gets Free G55 from Admirer
Handsome-Deported-Saudi Omar Borkan Gets Free G55 from Admirer

31 May 2013, 12:57 UTC / By now, you've probably head the story of Omar Borkan Al Gala. He and two other guys were reportedly deported from Saudi Arabia on "grounds" that they were too handsome. The story whi...

 
Saudi Arabia's Strange Stone Car Pedestals
Saudi Arabia's Strange Stone Car Pedestals

16 Apr 2013, 12:26 UTC / Five thousand years ago, the prehistoric monument we known as Stonehenge was erected. Some say it a temple, others that it's a giant clock or calendar, we think it's just cool. However, ma...

 
JLR Looking to Assemble Cars in Saudi Arabia
JLR Looking to Assemble Cars in Saudi Arabia

2 Sep 2012, 10:09 UTC / To be honest, it does not surprise us that Jaguar Land Rover is targeting the Arab market. It’s a huge source of income, and the new Range Rover has been extensively tested on United Arab Emir...

 
In Saudi Arabia, You Chase the Police
In Saudi Arabia, You Chase the Police

28 Aug 2012, 08:09 UTC / From what we’ve seen over the years, through our various travels, as well as stories from other people and any other valid sources of information, the police still has authority in most of the...

 
Saudi Prince: Low Oil Prices May Stop West from Shifting to Alternative Energy
Saudi Prince: Low Oil Prices May Stop West from Shifting to Alternative Energy

31 May 2011, 02:27 UTC / With the barrel of oil now priced at over $100, the big consumers are beginning to show signs of anxiety, and that did not pass unnoticed in one of the largest oil producing countries of the world, ...

 
Saudi Arabia Soon to Reach Peak Oil
Saudi Arabia Soon to Reach Peak Oil

10 Feb 2011, 06:58 UTC / A few months ago, Julian Assange pulled a stunt of gargantuan proportions and let the general public in on all the secrets of diplomatic cabinets across the world. The effects of what came to be kno...

 
Saudi Car Industry in the Making, Koreans Involved
Saudi Car Industry in the Making, Koreans Involved

27 Dec 2010, 21:53 UTC / Back in spring 2010, a very interesting model made its entrance on the floor of the Geneva Auto Show. The car was called the Ghazal 1 and was the first vehicle built in Saudi Arabia. The making o...

 
Saudi Arabia Orders 350 Volvo Trucks
Saudi Arabia Orders 350 Volvo Trucks

8 Nov 2010, 09:26 UTC / Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks recently announced its Saudi Arabia distributor, Zahid Tractor, recently signed a deal for no less than 350 trucks with Al Ayuni Investment & Contracting. Most ...

 
Ghazal 1, Patented and Ready to Roll in 3 Years
Ghazal 1, Patented and Ready to Roll in 3 Years

17 Jun 2010, 09:16 UTC / The announcement of the green light received by the first vehicle built locally in Saudi Arabia to enter production has caused somewhat of an Internet frenzy this week even if, when it was presented...

 
Ghazal 1, the 1st Ever Saudi-Built Car, Go for Production
Ghazal 1, the 1st Ever Saudi-Built Car, Go for Production

16 Jun 2010, 08:02 UTC / In what is largely believed to be the cornerstone of a possible automotive industry in Saudi Arabia, the Ghazal 1, the first vehicle built locally, has been presented to King Abdullah Bin Abdul Azi...

 
Saudi Automotive Market Expected to Double in 2010
Saudi Automotive Market Expected to Double in 2010

14 Dec 2009, 09:27 UTC / An estimated growth of over 100% is predicted for 2010 auto sales in Saudi Arabia, up from the current year’s figure of 33.75 billion riyals (approximately $9 billion), as organizers of the R...

 
2010 Suzuki Swift to Be Previewed in Saudi Arabia
2010 Suzuki Swift to Be Previewed in Saudi Arabia

29 Oct 2009, 08:56 UTC / The first preview of how the 2010 Suzuki Swift model will look like is scheduled to take place in December at the 2009 Jeddah Motor Show, Suzuki Saudia, the sole distributor of Suzuki vehicles in th...

 
Saudi Arabia Confirm Vote for Vatanen in FIA Elections
Saudi Arabia Confirm Vote for Vatanen in FIA Elections

13 Oct 2009, 09:42 UTC / It seems that Ari Vatanen's strategy of trying to develop motor racing activities in the Middle East – if or when he'll become president of the International Automobile Federation &n...

 
Sheik: Using Ethanol Based Biofuels Is Sinful
Sheik: Using Ethanol Based Biofuels Is Sinful

24 Feb 2009, 11:12 UTC / It seems that Muslim officials in the Middle East prefer to pollute the environment rather than opt for biofuels derived from ethanol. According to greendaily.com, Sheik Mohamed al-Najimi of the ...

 
No Female Drivers Allowed in Baja Rally Championship
No Female Drivers Allowed in Baja Rally Championship

16 Feb 2009, 11:20 UTC / It's hard to imagine that there are still countries in this world where women are banned from driving nowadays. However, as incredible as it may seem, a round of the Baja Rally Championship was...